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Nephrology Fellowship

CJASN Activities

Two ASN-related activities to mention happening in the next couple of months. First, CJASN eJC will be hosting a twitter conversation about the recently published commentary “Training the Next Generation’s Nephrology Workforce. This will be hosted by Amar…

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Nephrology fellow satisfaction survey

Interest in nephrology as a career continues to decline as highlighted by this recent editorial entitled “The Future Nephrology Workforce: Will There Be One” in CJASN.  This article, which was presented at ASN in Denver as the Summit…

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Vas-cath exposure variability

How many vas-caths did you (the renal fellow) place during your clinical year (1 year)? Poll results: 0-5 (IR does most of these) 4 (4%) 0-5 (Surgery does most of these) 2 (2%) 0-5 (IM residents do most…

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Ultrasound guided vas-cath placement

Much of the clinical year of the renal fellow is spent in the hospital rounding on patients admitted with access malfunction, catheter related infections or are in the ICU’s with acute kidney injury. Many of these patients will…

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Plans after nephrology fellowship?

The academic year is almost over and many renal fellows can finally see the long awaited “light” at the end of the tunnel. Two first year renal fellows and Nephron Power blog contributors from North Shore-Long Island Jewish…

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The trials of a lab rat…

I was on the phone to one of my friends the other day. He’s a renal fellow currently doing lab-based research in Boston. He’s been having a difficult time of it lately, with none of his experiments working…

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